To retain the prestigious seat with huge margin, the party is making all out efforts in the prestigious constituency. On Saturday, Shivpal Yadav, who is younger brother of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav cancelled his scheduled plans and flocked to Kannauj where he held several meetings. In coming days, Mulayam along with his son and daughter-in-law will visit the constituency to address the public meeting.

Locals said that Dimple will once again win from here but the victory margin could be narrowed downed this time. The seat has now become a matter of pride for the SP.

On moving towards Tirwa, the government buildings are giving glimpse of development in the area. People say that several buildings were constructed during Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) regime.

Akhilesh Yadav-led SP government has so far spent over Rs 470 crore on development works in the constituency. Throughout the way, no flag or poster is seen except of SP.

While moving towards Indergarh from Tirwa, the same situation prevails. In Nademau, no one is ready to speak openly. In Haseran, few flags of SP were seen at some shops. On being asked, the people said that Shivpal Yadav was addressing a gathering.

Chhibramau, near Saurikh, was once famous for BJP leader Ram Prakash Tripathi. Brahmin-dominated region is now represented by Samajwai Party MLA Arvind Singh Yadav.

Ashok Tiwari, a medical store owner, who is happy with the 24 hour power supply, expressed anguish over the Chief Minister starts every new project in Tirwa Assembly constituency. Besides, medical college, a new engineering college is also being set up in this constituency.

Lucknow- Agra highway is likely to be passed through Tirwa which falls on Kannauj-Etawah route.

On moving towards Gursahaiganj from Chhibramau, a Muslims dominated area, it was founded that voters in the region has socialist mood. While Muslims voters were found lauding the SP government, there were several electorates who were chanting BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

“We want to see Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister but Dimple Yadav should be the MP,” Ashok Yadav, a local resident said.

In urban area, people are accepting Modi wave. Anup Chourasia said that BJP candidate Subrat Pathak, who is a resident of Kannauj, is getting benefit of Modi-wave, while BSP’s cadre votes remain silent.

On Sunday, Dimple Yadav organized a roadshow in Kannauj. She is contesting from here for the second time. She was elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha in 2012 by elections, after her husband vacated the seat to enter the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.

Born in 1979, Dimple contested the Lok Sabha by-polls in 2009 from Firozabad and lost to Congress leader and Bollywood actor Raj Babbar.

(JPN/Bureau)

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